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Musée du Louvre

In Art, Art and Design Venues on January 12, 2009 at 11:49 am

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The Louvre Museum in Paris is the world’s most visited art museum and a historic monument. Nearly 35,000 objects from the 6th millennium BC to the 19th century AD are exhibited.

The collection is divided among eight curatorial departments: Egyptian Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Sculpture; Decorative Arts; Paintings; and Prints and Drawings.

The most visited piece is Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

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